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INSIDE-*' ' For:women::.;..,..........;..]S Editorial .*.,,+,.:.:.,...,,.?;. 4 Sports ^.E. .....T.., 7-9 Amusements ...........,*·? 10 Comics i3." .-.'/ist, 16 Classified c » 17-19 115th YEAR-NUMBER « The Public Interest Ij The First Concern Of This Newspaper FAYETTEVIUE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JULY 26, 1974 IOCAL FORECAST-* . :;J Partly cloudy with! « U ( h ( chance ot thundershoyrera through Saturday afternoon^ Low last night 67. Lows tonight in Ihe low 70s with high's. Sat« urday In the low to mid 9flv Sunset today 8:27; sunrise Sav urday 6:20. · ·'..,, Weather map on page 8. :':".-· .£20 PAGES-TEN To lighten, Strengthen Language Democrats Revise Impeachment WASHINGTON; (AP) -- House Judiciary Committee Democrats rewrote their proposed articles of impeachment today to make more explicit the set of charges the-paneliis expected to level .against President Nixon. : · In a closed caucus b e f o r e convening of the nationally broadcast session, t h e Demo: crats revised the proposed resolution to tighten and strengthen: its language. The caucus caused a delay in the start of. the public session where hours of debate and voting were to place in final form that the House impeach Nixon and place him on trial in the Senate. When the committee completed its opening round of debate Thursday, it was clear that a majority of members favored the move to oust Nixon. Chairman Peter W. Rodino Jr., D-N.Y., who declared then that the- committee ·.members face "the terrible, tremendous burden of trying to reach a decision that will last for all time." Rodino, leader of the majority Democrats, said in closing the committee's general debate on impeachment: "I find that the President must be found wanting." The task of writing an article charging Nixon with obstruction of justice in connection with the Watergate cover-up will occupy the committee today in --AP wireuhoto : .'·:..;;; ' ; · · ; . DEBATES IMPEACHMENT ... Thornton of Arkansas offers his views to panel prides Charges Turks With Violating Cyprus Cease-Fire NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) --Icupy ; the territory. which they President: VGlaFc'os·'' derides charged today that Turkey was violating the Cyprus cease-fire with massive land grabs. He th reatened to; resume the f ight- irigToitr the troubled island · un- less:ihe alleged violations stop. "Time is running out," Cle- rides told a news conference. "It'will be with : the'-'greatest reluctance" that I will'appear before the "Greek-people of'Cyprus to invite'them to fight to the last man .and to the end. : "I. can no longer restrain the national guard and other forces .in the republic from taking countermeasures" against Turkish, advances, i.'.-.: · , ·:.' Before the presidential ne\ys conference, diplomatic and military' sources claimed that, the Turks were building up their invasion force-and grabbing-new territory on several fronts in violation of - the four-day old cease-fife. The sources gave no specific figures b u t cited witness reports of troops, trucks, armor and other war materiel pouring into the Turkish beachhead on the north coast near Kyrenia. TWO ELEMENTS "There are two elements on the other side: Turkish Cy- were unable-' to ^ occupy when the small national guard was opposing thqm." ; .; ; He said:he,had informed the three participants in- the Geneva talks on Cyprus-^Britain, Greece and Turkey--that the Turkish army's movements during the truce period w e r e totally unacceptable. In Geneva, - the Greek ; and Turkish delegations exchanged charges that the other-side: was violating the Cyprus cease-fire, according to British delegation sources. , . ' · : , ' · . . : . ' " Rogers' Dump Owner Fined For Contempt priots, with-whom I would, like brotherhood, arid the : Turkish invasion forces, which are forcing me to take' a decision-which I would bejoalhe. to :take," derides"'said.' "",'":":' ' ' . - . ' · !'Unfortunately, the two elements .cannot be separated and t h e . consequences would be borne to a great extent by the Turkish Cypriots." '·'· to be Charging that Turkey had: al- strictly most doubled the size of its territorial gains on Cyprus since the United Nations-sponsored cease-fire went into ;effect on Monday ' afternoon, derides said: "So far we have shown all; possible restraint, but this cannot go on. The responsibility for- what might happen in ths next, few hours will rest solely ort the shoulders of the Turkish government." · r Clerides refused comment when asked "if. reinforcements for the Cyprus national guard had been promised by mainland Greece. He also refused to say if Greece already has sent troops or other military aid. "We are not prepared to continue withdrawing and .to see Greek villages ruined and refugees being piled up while we stand still," Clerides said. "We have both methods and effective ways of counteracting. "It is abundantly clear that Turkish forces show they have accepted the cease-fire agreement merely as,a pretext to oc- BENTONVILLE --. Rogers sanitary landfill owner Lynn Fulton was held in contempt of court Thursday in Chancery Court here and fined $50. : Fulton was charged with disobeying, a previous court order instructing him to abide by the state department of pollution control and ecology's guidelines for sanitary landfills. ' Chancellor Ted Coxey also sentenced Fulton to 10 days in jail but allowed this sentence Gilbow Case Triggers Disputes · By LINDA ; DOBKINS TIMES Staff Writer Anger over Thursday's statements concerning the anisfea- sance /charge against county administrative aide Lonnie Gil- DOW today sparked : more statements by both the prosecution and Gilbow. : - Fayetteville Police Chief Hollis Spencer and relived Assistant Chief, Wayne Stout, both mentioned in the-accounts of the transfer, --or gift-- of county property) 1 asked Deputy-Prosecutor Ron McCann to explain the facts of the case as the prosecution would have presented them had the case come to trial. ' Gilbow avoided · trial by pleading no contest Thursday in Washington-Circuit Court to a misdemeanor charge - of misfeasance in connection with the transfer of the title of a Jeep t o . Stout in 1972. The charge was a reduction from a felony charge which a rWashingtor County grand jury had Icvelec against Gilbow earlier 'this year.. McCann,-at a press conference today, told the story that the.prosecution would have put on if .there had b e e n - a trial. The'Story'involves the transfer of the county-owned Jeep to Stout. According to McCann, Stout had no reason lo suspect the deal was questionable, par- ticuarly since Stout was aware that such deals had occurred in previous county administrations, before present County Judge Vol Lester took office. NO PROOF FOUND In Surrender Of Tapes St. Clair Asks For More Time WASHINGTON (AP) Pres-.duce the tapes for the sched- idential attorney James D. St. Clair said today it would be impossible to comply with Special Prosecutor Leon Jaworski's proposal that the White House surrender the tapes of 64 Watergate conversations Within" 10 days. . . But he told U.S. District Judge John 'J. Sirica. "We,will undertake to do it as possible."/ However, Sirica: .told .St. }lair,' "I think you're making his' thing more complicated ;han it should:be." Sirica sak IB would set a timetable him self if 'St. Clair and Jaworski could not agree on one between Lhemselves. With .that statement, Sirica called a 30-minute recess in the hearing on Jaworski's call for p r o m p t compliance with Wednesday's'8-0 Supreme Cour order that President Nixon pro uled Sept. 9 trial of six former 'residential and campaign lides in the Watergate cover-up BULLETIN · WASHINGTON (AP) -Under prodding from U.S. District Judge John J. Sirica, presidential attorney .James St..Clair agreed today lo surrender tapes ot 20 Watergate conversations by next Tuesday and to speed work on 44 others. Sirica noted that his origina' order, upheld by the Supreme Court decision, had allowed 11 days for surrender of the tapes and documents and-that his or der had been upheld "in all re spects." St. Clair declined to say spe-' Difically- how long it would take he White'House to review the material' arid make it available o Sirica. -. · After .the material is- turned iver .to Sirica, he will review it o determine whether it is relevant ,to .the cover-up trial. Ma- erial .Sirica considers relevant .0 the. trial .will be turned over ,o Jaworski.. -. - , . . St.. Clair .said, it was impossible to. say. how long it would take the .White. House to review, analyze .and index the material iered because he "feels quite strongly, he should know what e is turning over." Jaworski said that failure to meet his timetable'of two to 10 days would jeopardize the Sept. 9 trial dale. If the trial is de- ayed, he said, the case may lave to be delayed indefinitely lecause of the possibility that many of those involved will be needed for a "possible Senate and turn it over to Sirica.- St. Clair -had told the Supreme. .Court .that the 'process could- t a k e - . a s long as two months, -but .told Sirica he _dic not think- it long. He Ihe third day of : its nationally, televised deliberations. .?,..-' On the basis of their-previously announced positions;,.it appeared certain a majority;of the committee is prepared, to recommend impeachment if.'-'ia. satisfactory article can -b$ drafted. - ;-,.'. It lakes only a majority',of the Judiciary Committee's 38 members to recommend im-i peachment and a majority-;6f the House to impeach. It would require a two-thirds vote in tXa Senate to find the. President guilty and remove him from of- ice. .-·': Rodino plans to continue the Judiciary Committee meeting into the night, if necessary,. : to complete the drafting of an;article and'bring it to a vote. --Other articles charging Nixdrt with abuse of power and failura to comply with committee sunV pocnas are to be offered, but .as soon as one is approved a formal recommendation of .:inv Nixon. St. Clair. who President McCann said his office has never seen any proof-to indicate t h a t ' t h e Jeep was offered to the police department or to the city of Fayetteville, although .hat is Ihe story that was given to County Judge Lester, whose name was on the title for the * suspended complies if Fulton with the previous court order. Several property owners near the landfill contended Fulton did not obey the previous court order and had brought suit against him Thursday. The hearing began at 9 a.m. and continued unlil 5 p.m. with only a short noon recess. These plaintiffs also requested that the landfill be deemed a public nuisance and closed down. Realizing that this could not be done overnight without c a u s i n g chaos, Chancellor Coxsey said he would hold the matter in abeyance again pending strict compliance with the court order. CONFUSION LIKFXY Confusion would be likely because the city of Rogers has a contract with Fulton calling for him to collect the municipality's trash and dispose ot it in his landfill. Coxsey said he did advise Fulton to be looking for a new 1 n «jr:u "_:i_' _· 11.' ... Scottish Inn Motel Robbed Two.maskedrmen, one armed with a shotgun, held up a desk clerk- at Ihe Scottish.' Inn, 3010 N.'-'College' Ave.y about 12:30 a.m. today and escaped with $208 in cash. Night clerk Gene Nichols told Fayelteville police a ' man wearing a .stocking over his face and a-blue motorcycle helmet entered the lobby, followed by,' a second :man armed with a pump shotgun. The first man handed Nichols · sack and told him to fill it with money from the cash register, adding, "Hurry up or we'll blow, your head off." · ·Nichols said he gave the holdup men the money from the register and they left the motel, heading south on foot. Nichols «ald he did not hear a car or motorcycle. . . ' · . ' . Both men. were described as about 20 years of age, dressed In insulated-type coats and dark trousers, landfill site since the present: 33-acre site, is nearly filled up and "has had nothing but trouble there." The lengthy court order which FtiHon must comply with includes the provisions that the (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) to state evidence -- and the .evidence presented to the Grand-Jury -- the whole arrangement concerning the old military Jeep was carried on between Stout and Gilbow, and neither Police Chief . Spencer nor any other city administrator were aware ,of any "gift" to the police department. The same holds true of two shotguns, the transfer of which the grand jury investigated. Charges were not filed in that case because of the statute of limitations. The story that McCann told this morning is as follows: Stout asked Gilbow in 1969 about purchasing a surplus Jeep, one of four the county had received through Army surplus. Allhough it is legal to lend such equipment for police or'civil defense use, this Jeep, after its transfer to Stout, was never used for public purposes and was not kept al the police department. VEHICLE RUNNING When Stout received it, the Jeep apparently needed a push because oE a battery problem, but was in a running condition. McCann s a i d he would have called several Fayetteville officers who had driven Nixon Policy On Economics No Surprise LOS ANGELES (AP) _ President Nixon has outlined a no - surprises economic policy calling for.budget cuts, a federal .payroll' slash rot ; 40,000 persons and: an appeal .that;all citizens' salt away "15 'cents for ev,- ery $10 spent.- Nixon made what aides termed a major television-radio address here Thursday. He-was well received by more than 1,000 businessmen and manufac- turere and t h e'i r wives - who -· gathered to hear him in a ballroom at the Cenlury Plaza Hotel. Applause punctuated his remarks at regular intervals. and afterwards Nixon : thanked his comply with the Supreme Court back to Washington from California to take part in todays hearings. St. Clair had said that ring the lapes and docu- plans to -listen to all of 'the ould start at once. tapes before . they are surren peachment will have been made. The certainty that the com-- mittee will r e c o m m e n d impeachment was sealed Thurs day when every uncommitted member either came out for. .mpeachment trial of President impeachment or expressed such deep concern over Nixon's conduct of his office that it left little doubt as to how they. --AP Wirephoto the Jeep and could testify that it was not "a piece of junk," but a valuable vehicle. While the vehicle was in his custody Stout changed some wiring and installed new brake (CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO) audience for "your support." The President did not see some 300 pickets who marched outside the hotel. These. included impeachment advocates and representatives of the United Farm Workers of America. Nixon was applauded when he pledged no return to wage or price controls, called for energy seuf-sufficiency a n d urged a re-evaluat'on of federal environmental and safety programs to. determine whether they hamper production. BASIC ADVOCACY Basically, the President advocated a continuation of present federal economic programs and rejection of "the shock treatment of a sudden, drastic 'wringing out' of inflation, the cost of which in terms of increased unemployment for millions of Americans would be unacceptable." Here is how Nixon summarized his approach: "a policy to check inflation is fundamentally a policy to c u r b the growth of demand relative to the growth of supply. In the short run, attention must focus on holding down the increase in demand, because with few exceptions increasing supply takes a considerable amount ol time." AS NIXON SPEAKS INSIDE .about 300 protestors supporting impeachment .march outside Los Angeles hotel Impact Said Far Reaching Greek Turnabout Termed A Major Upheaval A News Analysis By William L..Ryan AP Special Correspondent Greece's dramatic turnabout has capped a series.of events that, in just a few months this year, so transformed the political picture in non-Communist Europe as to amount to major upheaval. The Greek: convulsion, provoked by Ihe boomerang wallop of a short-lived Cyprus coup, produced yet another in a whole series of deep changes that can have far-reaching impact on the mood and oven the future prospecls of the Atlantic Alliance. A half dozen important, nations underwent msaningful change in recent months. Thei rest of Western Europe will feel the effects. Still, it would be difficult and probably rash to generalize about these changes, despite an over-all hopeful look. In Portugal, Greece and Spain, the outlook is brighter. Those nations are witnessing the phasing out of dictatorships. That is cheerful news for Europe's moderates, though not necessarily for left-wing extremists for whom more liberal regimes make more difficult targets. Instead of a military dictatorship that drew Western scorn, the cradle of European democracy, Greece, now has a ;overnment that once again ai east looks democratic. Instead of the iron rule o Generalissimo Franco, Spain seems emerging toward some thing freer. Now that the ailing old dictator has turned ove many of his powers to Prince Juan Carlos, his designatec successor, Spaniards have rea son to speculate that the day of rigid one parly dictalorshi are numbered. Instead of Marcello Caetano' frozen .authoritarianism,- Portu gal since its recent upheava has a hesitant, tentative liber alism under old soldier Antoni de Spinola, who shows signs o recognizing that the colonia (CONTINOTD ON PAGE TWO) NEWS BRIEFS iiiiiiiiiraiiiiiiiiiiiBniiiiiiiiiffliiiiiinrawiiTM!!" Two Convicted TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Two Laredo, Tex., men convicted of ossessiirg $3.8 million in heroin ,nd "marijuana await sentenc- ng by a federal judge here. U.S. District Court Judge Alen Barrow ordered present- mcing reports on Eduardo Rod- .iguez and Armando Caslill, 50th 27, to be ready by next veek. The defendants face maximum sentences of $25,000 ines and 15 years in prison jach. Wafer Use Limit SPRINGDALE -- With water usage at its highest peak this summer, the city's waler de- lartment is asking residents to imit use of water on their awns and gardens. Citizens are being asked to reduce water use outdoors where practical because the ncreased demand for water may not be able to be handled in some areas because of inadequate water lines. Residents in even-numberec louses are asked to water their awns and gardens on even numbered days. Those living in odd-numbered residences are asked to water outside only on odd-numbered days. Found Guilty A teenage Fayetleville youth accused of making a telephone bomb threat to Ramay Junio High School last found guilty in April, wa Washingto County " J u v e n i l e Court Thursday. J u v e n i l e Judge B o Mnyes postponed pronounce ment.of sentence until Aug. while he studies probatio reports on the youth, To Select Jury MORRILTON, Ark. (AP) - ury selection was scheduled to jegin today in the f i r s t de- ree murder trial of Theotis laxwell, 18. Conway County officials sale 40 prospective jurors had been ailed. The trial was scheduled ti jegin last month, but Circui Court Judge Russell C. Roberts granted a defense motion to ;uash the jury panel and the ury commission. Annexation Vote RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP --The Russellville City Counci decided Thursday night t ilace an annexation ordinanc on the Nov. 5 general electioi ballot. Annexation passed when pro posed two years ago, but wa laltcd in court on a technicalit nvolving improper legal de scription of the land. Three Killed SCHULTER, Okla. (AP) -'Donl kill me! Don't kill me! ^ive up!" a 20-year-old Schulte man cried after he was shot b deputies who had surrounde ;he home where he barricade Himself. The shooting capped a nigh marc in which three men wcr killed--the city marshal of D war, Okla., Thomas Adkins, 44 Waller T. Hembrc, 60, a He ryetta wrecker,driver; and 0' mulgee County Sheriff's Depul Burton Brewer, 57. The suspect, idenlificd by p lice as Derrell Andrews, WE listed in fair condition at p mulgee Memorial Hospital wi multiple shotgun pellet .wound In Burglary JOHNSON -- Burglars broke ito the Forest Park Canning would vote. ....,, In a long round of speeohes in which 29 members unburdened themselves on their struggle with the evidence, the Constitution and their consciences, only eight came down solidly against impeachment.-'. Nixon's hopes of holding tha committee Republicans together vanished during the debats when Rep. Caldwell Butler, -R- Va., became the first of the uncommitted members to tak« the side of impeachment. SHARP BLOW Nixon was dealt perhaps an even sharper blow shortly afterward when one of the committee's most conservative members, Rep. Harold Froet- ich, R-Wis., said he was ready to vole for impeachment if the final wording of the articles met with his approval. "I'mtist confess I am deeply pained"a'nd troubled by some of the things I see," safd.Froelich, who,-earlier in his speech said it w6uld' be "inconceivable to impeach a President for anything less than grave miscpn- | duct supported by compelling evidence." .. Reps. Hamilton Fish, R-N,;Y.* _nd William Cohen, R-Maine. who have been regarded f;o r many weeks as the most likely, Republicans to vote for ,im- leachment, withheld their final decision, but not their belief that the evidence before them told a troubling story of rnisuss of government power. J. : ".; Of the three Southern Democrats who had remained : 'uncommitted, only one, Rep. Ray Thornton, D-Ark., gave a clean statement of his position. "On the basis of all the evidence which is now before us, I have reached the firm conviction that President Richard M. Nixon has violated his qalh. of office by abuse of power and by obstruction of justice and that these offenses constitute high crimes and misdemeanors under the Constitution, requiring trial on these charges he- fore the Senate of the United States," he said. SILENT VOTE The other two Southern o. here Thursday night and ook approximately ?2,000 in ash from a company office. Police Chief Dick Hoyt said he thieves gained entry to the lant through an area that is eing remodeled. The money -as taken from a heavy file abinet after it was broken pen with a large screwdriver. An undetermined amount of loney was taken from the coin _ a x of a cigarette vending machine, Hoyt said, but other 'ending ouched. machines were un The burglary was discoverer ibout 7 a.m. today by foremar .ee Johnson when he reported or work. Democrats, Reps. Walter Flowers of Alabama and James Mann of South Carolina, kept silent on their final vote, but both are working on amendments to the proposed articles of impeachment. Where nearly every proponent of impeachment said the drastic step was necessary to curb abuses of presidential power. Rep. Edward Hutchinson. R-Mich., said the greater danger in the committee's-proceedings was the danger of abusing the power of impeachment. He said the only, constitutional grounds for remove (CONTINUED ON PACE TWO) NAACP To Go Back To Court Over Detroit School Plan DETROIT (AP) -- The Na-| tional Association for the Advancement of Colored People says it will go back lo court to fight for a cross-district integration plan for Detroit area schools. The Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote struck down on Thursday a cross- districting busing plan involving Detroit and 52 suburban school districts in three counties. T h e court returned the case lo the U.S. District Court here to devise a desegregation plan for Detroit, nol Including the suburbs. The high court's ruling could affect other school desgrcgation busing plans in the nation. Atlorneys for the NAACP jere said they would attempt to lemonstrate in court that suburban school districts are responsible for segregation of tha schools in the metropolitan rea. "It will take some lime for ui o regroup ourselves emotionally, but we're going back to court," said Paul Diamond, atr torney for the NAACP. The Detroit plan was ordered in 1972 by U.S. District Court Judge Stephen Roth. Roth, who died two weeks ago of a heart attack, ruled in 1972 that only a busing plan including 52 suburban districts could provids enough whiles to adequately integrate the Detroit schools. The suburban schools haa fought his plan strenuously,

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